The Drive-In Cinema is back at Bents Park, Sea Road, South Shields, NE33 2LD. If you’re staying with us and have a car then these events are just down the street from our bed and breakfast accommodation. The films being shown this year on a 32′ x 17′ screen are…
24th October 2015 – Get Hard
25th October 2015 – Grease
26th October 2015 – Ghostbusters
27th October 2015 – Frozen
28th October 2015 – How to Train Your Dragon 2
29th October 2015 – Minions Movie
30th October 2015 – The Purge
31st October 2015 – Beetlejuice
5th November 2015 – Fast and Furious 7
6th November 2015 – Back To the Future (Part I)
7th November 2015 – Inside Out
8th November 2015 – Harry Potter & the Philosopher’s Stone
12th November 2015 – Jurassic World
13th November 2015 – Grease
14th November 2015 – Inside Out
15th November 2015 – Minions Movie
Films start at 6.30pm with the exception of 24th October 2015’s Get Hard which starts at 7pm. Gates open two hours before screening’s start. Kiosks will be located on site selling cinema snacks including hot dogs, popcorn, nachos and hot and cold drinks. Tickets are per care regardless of the number of occupants, VIP tickets occupy the first two rows and are £24 per vehicle; standard tickets are £20 per vehicle. For more information about the event and to book tickets see their website here.
For a limited time you can get standard tickets for only £10 via Living Social.
The Hoppings is an annual travelling funfair held on the Town Moor in Newcastle upon Tyne, during the last week in June. It is one of Europe’s largest travelling funfairs with over 300 rides and attractions.
The Hoppings starts on Friday 19th June 2015 until Friday 27th June 2015 with the official launch at 1.30pm on Saturday 20th June. On Friday 19th June The Hoppings is open from 1pm until 10.30pm, on Sunday 21st June The Hoppings is open from 1pm. From Monday 22nd until Friday 26th June it opens from 2pm and on Saturday 27th June it opens from 1pm.
If you’re travelling to The Hoppings from our bed and breakfast accommodation the closest Metro station is West Jesmond which you can reach directly along the yellow line from our closest station South Shields. If you are driving to The Hoppings there is on-site car parking for £3 per day.
Each ride at The Hoppings is individually priced but you can use the discount vouchers below to save 30p off any child ride price and 50p off any adult ride price.
If you’re staying at our bed and breakfast accommodation in South Shields this week and are looking for somewhere to go for your evening meal then you might like to try the Orangegrass Thai and Oriental restaurant which is five minutes walk from our guest house at 7 Mount Terrace, South Shields, NE33 1PN. They are open seven days a week for lunch from 12 noon until 2.30pm then for dinner from 5pm until 11pm. You can call them to book a table or to order take-away food on 0191 455 8555. Their website can be found here (opens in a new window).
Monday to Sunday this week the restaurant has a special offer…
You can see their à la carte, standard and take-away menus here…
To celebrate the birth of Her Royal Highness Princess Charlotte of Cambridge we have an exclusive online booking special offer discount code available.
All online reservations made on our website using special offer discount code charlotte will receive a 15% discount off the cost of accommodation. This special offer discount code applies to all rooms and dates and expires in seven days – at midnight on Thursday 14th May 2015. The special offer discount code charlotte must be entered at the time of booking. Applies only to new online bookings made on our website here: book online. Cannot be retrospectively applied to existing bookings.
Families staying at our guest house accommodation in South Shields this week are sure to be interested in Planet Circus, an all-human circus which has arrived at Bents Park – at the bottom of our street.
There are two performances daily – Tuesday 14th April 3pm and 6pm; Wednesday 15th April 3pm and 6pm; Thursday 3pm and 6pm; Friday 3pm and 6pm; Saturday 2pm and 5pm and Sunday 1pm and 3pm. Performances last one hour forty five minutes and under two’s go free sitting in their parents lap.
If you’d like to book tickets their box office is located in Bents Park (five minutes walk down the street from our bed and breakfast accommodation) and is open from 9.30am until 8pm daily. If you present the discount voucher shown above then you can buy seats for Tuesday and Wednesday evening for £5.99 each. Online booking is available here (opens in a new window).